Photo: Kettle Falls Cruise (Rainy Lake)


Kettle Falls Cruise (Rainy Lake)

Boat Tour
6 hr. 30 min.


Tours that do not reach the minimum of 22 passengers will still go as a 2.5 hour Grand Tour on Rainy Lake. For those passengers that wish to take the Grand Tour, the tour price difference will be refunded. For those passengers who are not interested in the Grand Tour, a full refund will be issue.
Tour runs from 10:00 am - 4:30 pm July 11 - September 5 Saturday Minimum # of paying passengers for tour to go is 22.
Ticket Availability


Tour Description

Voyage to the Historic Kettle Falls Hotel. This tour takes you on a cultural and natural history tour of the park. Spend 2.5 hours aboard the Voyageur getting to the hotel. Once at the hotel spend 2 hours on land dining and touring the site. Then spend 2 hours on your return route. Tour runs from 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Tour Details

  • Duration: 6 hr. 30 min.
  • Distance: 64 miles
  • Accessible: Yes
  • Effort: Easy

Know Before You Go

Check in for tour 30 minutes prior to departure. No smoking. Food or drink is not allowed but may be purchased on the boat. There is a restroom aboard the boat. Jackets, mosquito spray, and sunscreen are recommended.


The boat is accessible. The Kettle Falls lower level of the hotel and restaurant are accessible through the kitchens. The hotel porch is accessible through a side entrance. Transportation can be arranged from the Kettle Falls dock to the hotel.


Water available for purchase, upper non-enclosed deck and lower enclosed deck. Lunch may be purchased at the Hotel but is not included in the tour price.


From International Falls, MN, take Highway 11 east 11 miles to the Rainy Lake Visitor Center entrance sign. Once at the entrance sign turn right onto the entrance road and travel 1.5 miles to the visitor center. The boat is located on the dock below the center.

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